80’s TV shows still have an impact

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As the 2010 decade comes to a close, there are tv shows from the 80s and 90s that are still popular today.

‘Full House,’ created by Jeff Franklin and aired in 1987, is still a popular show today. After losing his wife, Danny Tanner (Bob Saget) asks his Rockstar brother-in-law Jessie Katsopolis (John Stamos) and his comedic best friend Joey Gladstone (Dave Coulier) to help raise his three daughters D.J. (Candance Bure), Stephanie (Jodie Sweetin), and Michelle (Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen).

The reason this show is still a hit today is because people can connect to the characters and relate to them on a personal level. Throughout the eight seasons of the show, you get to witness all of the family’s best and worst moments. Like in season seven when the Tanner’s lost their Great Grandpa Popouli. This tear-jerking episode was hard to watch because of the effect it hard on the youngest, Michelle and on Uncle Jessie.

Another reason why this show is still popular is because of the comedy aspect. There are some episodes where I cannot stop laughing, like in the first episode of the series. Uncle Jessie and Joey try to change baby Michelle diaper and fails miserably. There is something about watching two grown men trying to wrap a baby in paper towels instead of a diaper that is just hysterical. After 21 years, a sequel series called ‘Fuller House’ was released in 2016 by Netflix.